John (disambiguation)

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*St. [[John the New of Suceava]] ([[June 2]] and [[June 24]])
 
*St. [[John the New of Suceava]] ([[June 2]] and [[June 24]])
 
*St. [[John the Silent]]
 
*St. [[John the Silent]]
 
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===January===
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St. John Calabytes, Gr. Καλυβίτης, "the Hut-dweller", ([[January 15]]);
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St. John the Martyr ([[January 22]]);
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St. John ([[January 26]]);
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St. John the Unmercenary ([[January 31]]), see also St. Cyrus.
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===February===
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St. John the New-Martyr ([[February 3]]);
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St. John, Bishop of Irinoupolis ([[February 4]]);
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St. John (A) ([[February 6]]);
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St. John (B) ([[February 6]]);
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St. John of Thessaloniki, the New-Martyr ([[February 15]]);
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St. John III, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[February 21]]);
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St. John ([[February 23]]);
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St. John the "Kalfas", Gr. ο Κάλφας ([[February 26]])
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===April===
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St. John the "Koulikas", Gr. ο Κουλικάς, New-Martyr ([[April 8]]);
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St. John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος ([[April 8]]);
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St. John the Virgin-Martyr ([[April 12]]);
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St. John the Martyr ([[April 14]]);
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St. John of Ioannina, New-Martyr ([[April 18]]);
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St. John the Old-Lavritis, Gr. ο Παλαιολαυρίτης ([[April 20]]);
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St. John of Serbia ([[April 26]]);
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St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[April 27]]);
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St. John, Metropolitan of Thebes, Gr. Θηβών ([[April 29]])
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===June===
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St John martyr of the Boxer-Rising, see Metrophanes Chi Sung ([[June 11]]);
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St. John the Soldier of Egypt ([[June 12]]);
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St. John, Bishop of Zihnon, Gr. Ζιχνών, ([[December 12]]), also known as Ioachim;
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St. John Θ', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[July 18]]), see also St. Stephanos.
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===July===
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St. John the Russian Fool-for-Christ ([[July 3]]);
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St. John, Metropolitan of Chalcedon ([[July 18]]);
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St. John of Kiev, the long suffering (Russian) ([[July 18]]);
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St. John ([[July 21]]);
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St. John the Martyr ([[July 29]]);
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St. John the Soldier ([[July 29]])
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===August===
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St. John, Bishop of Ephesus ([[August 3]]);
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St. John, Bishop of Ephesus, the New ([[August 3]]);
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St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[August 3]]);
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St. John the Martyr ([[August 9]]);
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St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 18]]);
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St. John the Karpathios, Gr. ο Καρπάθιος ([[August 25]]);
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St. John, Archbishop of Constantinople ([[August 25]]);
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St. John the Martyr ([[August 26]]);
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St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 30]])
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===December===
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St. John the Hermit ([[December 2]]);
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St. John, Bishop of Kolonias, Gr. Κολωνίας, ([[December 3]]);
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St. John, Bishop of Polivotou, Gr. Πολυβότου ([[December 4]]);
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St. John of Damascus ([[December 4]]);
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St. John the Faster (Russian) ([[December 7]]);
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St. John of Kronotandis (Russia), Gr. Κρονοτάνδης ([[December 20]]);
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St. John the ράφτης, New-Martyr ([[December 20]])
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===Uncommon===
 
Not so common saints (not yet listed on OW):
 
Not so common saints (not yet listed on OW):
 
*St. [[John (Beverley) of England]] ([[March 7]])
 
*St. [[John (Beverley) of England]] ([[March 7]])
*St. [[John the Chinese]] ([[June 11]]), see the Bio of St. Mitrof Tsi
 
 
*St. John De Montfort, no commemoration.
 
*St. John De Montfort, no commemoration.
  

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The name 'John' masc. proper name, c.1160, from Gk. Ioannes, from Heb. Yohanan (in full y'hohanan) lit. "Jehovah has favored," from hanan "he was gracious." [1] As the name of John the Baptist and John the Evangelist, it is one of the most common Christian given names.

There are approximately 130 saints with this name, or a common variant. Listed in Orthodox Wiki we have:

February 15 - Synaxis.
July 10 - Synaxis.
September 26 - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.
September 14
January 27 - Relics.
January 30 - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
February 24 - First and Second discoveries of the head.
May 25 - Third Finding of the Head of St. John the Forerunner
June 24 - The Birth of St. John.
July 23 - Synaxis of the Baptist, Gr. Σύναξις.
August 29 - The Beheading of St. John, Gr. Απότομη Τιμ. Κεφαλής.
September 23 - The Conception, Gr. Σύλληψις.
October 12 - (Russian), transfer of hand to Gatchina

Contents

January

St. John Calabytes, Gr. Καλυβίτης, "the Hut-dweller", (January 15); St. John the Martyr (January 22); St. John (January 26); St. John the Unmercenary (January 31), see also St. Cyrus.


February

St. John the New-Martyr (February 3); St. John, Bishop of Irinoupolis (February 4); St. John (A) (February 6); St. John (B) (February 6); St. John of Thessaloniki, the New-Martyr (February 15); St. John III, Patriarch of Constantinople (February 21); St. John (February 23); St. John the "Kalfas", Gr. ο Κάλφας (February 26)


April

St. John the "Koulikas", Gr. ο Κουλικάς, New-Martyr (April 8); St. John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος (April 8); St. John the Virgin-Martyr (April 12); St. John the Martyr (April 14); St. John of Ioannina, New-Martyr (April 18); St. John the Old-Lavritis, Gr. ο Παλαιολαυρίτης (April 20); St. John of Serbia (April 26); St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής (April 27); St. John, Metropolitan of Thebes, Gr. Θηβών (April 29)


June

St John martyr of the Boxer-Rising, see Metrophanes Chi Sung (June 11); St. John the Soldier of Egypt (June 12); St. John, Bishop of Zihnon, Gr. Ζιχνών, (December 12), also known as Ioachim; St. John Θ', Patriarch of Constantinople (July 18), see also St. Stephanos.


July

St. John the Russian Fool-for-Christ (July 3); St. John, Metropolitan of Chalcedon (July 18); St. John of Kiev, the long suffering (Russian) (July 18); St. John (July 21); St. John the Martyr (July 29); St. John the Soldier (July 29)


August

St. John, Bishop of Ephesus (August 3); St. John, Bishop of Ephesus, the New (August 3); St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής (August 3); St. John the Martyr (August 9); St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople (August 18); St. John the Karpathios, Gr. ο Καρπάθιος (August 25); St. John, Archbishop of Constantinople (August 25); St. John the Martyr (August 26); St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople (August 30)


December

St. John the Hermit (December 2); St. John, Bishop of Kolonias, Gr. Κολωνίας, (December 3); St. John, Bishop of Polivotou, Gr. Πολυβότου (December 4); St. John of Damascus (December 4); St. John the Faster (Russian) (December 7); St. John of Kronotandis (Russia), Gr. Κρονοτάνδης (December 20); St. John the ράφτης, New-Martyr (December 20)


Uncommon

Not so common saints (not yet listed on OW):

Notes

  1. OrthodoxWiki Note: God is Gracious"
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